Location: Lotusland is located at 695 Ashley Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93108. Call 805-969-9990 for reservations, which are offered at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Wed-Sat between Feb. 15 and Nov. 15. Cost is $35.
Price Range: $$$
Pros: Impressive gardens in a historic estate
Cons: High admission price; reservations only.